tuberculid

tuberculid

 [too-ber´ku-lid]
any of a group of conditions involving recurrent eruptions of the skin, usually characterized by spontaneous involution; it includes erythema induratum, lichen scrofulosorum, and papulonecrotic tuberculid, and sometimes also lupus miliaris disseminatus faciei.
papulonecrotic tuberculid a grouped symmetric eruption of symptomless papules appearing in successive crops and healing spontaneously with superficially depressed scars, which occur chiefly on the extensor surface of the extremities in infants, children, and young adults.

tu·ber·cu·lid

(tū-ber'kyū-lid),
A lesion of the skin or mucous membrane resulting from hypersensitivity to mycobacterial antigens disseminated from a distant site of active tuberculosis.
[tubercul- + G. -id (1)]

tuberculid

/tu·ber·cu·lid/ (-lid) recurrent eruptions of the skin usually characterized by spontaneous involution; considered by some authorities to be hyperergic reactions to mycobacteria or their antigens.
papulonecrotic tuberculid  a grouped, symmetric eruption of symptomless papules, appearing in successive crops and healing spontaneously with superficially depressed scars.

tuberculid

[t(y)o̅o̅bur′kyəlid]
recurrent skin or mucous membrane lesions in which the tubercle bacillus is absent. It is the result of sensitivity to mycobacterial antigens in patients with tuberculosis.

tuberculid

A non-infectious skin lesion due to hypersensitivity to Mycobacterium spp Types Papulonecrotic tuberculid, characterized by symmetrical waves of sterile papules with central ulceration and obliterative vasculitis; lichen scrofulosorum–groups of tiny, sarcoid-like red papules

tu·ber·cu·lid

(tū-bĕr'kyū-lid)
A lesion of the skin or mucous membrane resulting from hypersensitivity to mycobacterial antigens disseminated from a distant site of active tuberculosis.

tu·ber·cu·lid

(tū-bĕr'kyū-lid)
Lesion of the skin or mucous membrane resulting from hypersensitivity to mycobacterial antigens disseminated from a distant site of active tuberculosis.
[tubercul- + G. -id]

tuberculid

a papular skin eruption usually attributed to allergy to tuberculosis.

papulonecrotic tuberculid
an eruption of crops of deep-seated papules or nodules, with central necrosis or ulceration.
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Therefore, a diagnosis of lupus vulgaris was made for the left helix; both earlobes were diagnosed with discoid lupus erythematosus, and both thighs with papulonecrotic tuberculid.
Other specific reactions include lupus vulgaris, scrofuloderma, lichen scrofulosorum, papulonecrotic tuberculid, erythema induratum of Bazin and granulomatous vasculitis.
Unusual presentation of tuberculous rheumatism (Poncet's disease) with oral ulcers and tuberculid.
Papulonecrotic tuberculid is a chronic, recurrent, symmetric eruption of necrotizing skin papules arising in crops that involve primarily the arms and the legs.
She also had pulmonary TB with a cutaneous tuberculid skin manifestation.
Previously thought to be a tuberculid but now believed to be a variant of granulomatous rosacea.
INTRODUCTION: Lichen scrofulosorum (LS) also known as tuberculosis (TB) cutis lichenoides, is a rare tuberculid that presents as a lichenoid eruption of minute papules in children and adolescents with TB.
1],[3] Tuberculin test is more commonly positive in tuberculids, as reported in all cases of LS by Singal et al.
7] In a study from north India Lupus vulgaris (LV) was the most frequent manifestation (55%), followed by scrofuloderma (SFD) (27%), TB verrucosa cutis (TBVC) (6%), tuberculous gumma (5%), and tuberculids (7%).
Papulonecrotic tuberculids are skin lesions in patients with tuberculosis.